Berlin-based Klara has managed to secure $2.5 million from few investors, including Partech Ventures; Creathor Venture; Stephan Schambach, founder of ecommerce service Demandware; and Heilemann Ventures.
The company’s existing investors include Atlantic Labs, 6Wunderkinder CEO Christian Reber, former CEO of Bayer-Dermatology, Marc Lafeuille, and TA Venture.
Klara makes a mobile app, available for iOS and Android devices, which connects dermatologists with their patients. Patients can send pictures of their skin condition and doctors can then use the app to find a treatment for the patient, follow-up with additional information, and answer their questions. In addition, the application also boasts messenger features that help patients view and send messages from their timeline. The company takes a cut if doctor charges patient for the advice provided.
Klara launched the service in German-speaking markets at the beginning of last year, and was expanded to the US later in the year.